BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Sep 18, 2021

Internet Access and its Implications for Productivity, Inequality, and Resilience

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 13, 2021

An Industrial Organization Perspective on Productivity

Jan De Loecker, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 16, 2021

Contract Labor and Firm Growth in India

Marianne Bertrand, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nick Tsivanidis
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 3, 2021

Systemic Discrimination Among Large U.S. Employers

Patrick M. Kline, Evan Rose, Christopher R. Walters
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jul 21, 2021

Let Me Work From Home, or I Will Find Another Job

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 28, 2021

Task Based Discrimination

Erik Hurst, Yona Rubinstein, Kazuatsu Shimizu
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 3, 2021

Beyond Health: Non-Health Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

Manasi Deshpande, Lee Lockwood
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper May 25, 2021

Lifetime Earnings in the United States over Six Decades

Fatih Guvenen, Greg Kaplan, Jae Song, Justin Weidner
Topics:  Employment & Wages